Mary and Jim Anderson, and Robert L. Jones, all of Concordia, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Katherine "Katie" E. Jones, to Brandon J. Mai, son of Melinda Chestnut, and Ethan and Tracy Mai, all of Hays.

Grandparents of the couple are Ed and Janet (Emery) Hayes, the late Dr. Fred Emery, the late Bill and Olita Jones, Alberta Chestnut, and Nancy and the late Dale Chestnut.

The bride-elect is studying speech-language pathology at Fort Hays State University and plans to receive a master's degree in 2012.

The prospective bridegroom is studying management at FHSU and plans to receive a bachelor of business administration in May.

A June 25, 2011, wedding is planned at First United Methodist Church, Hays.